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Hurst's the Heart, 12th Edition (Two-Vol Set) by Valentin Fuster, Robert O'Rourke

By Valentin Fuster, Robert O'Rourke

An all-inclusive evaluation of cardiology in a depended on landmark reference A Doody's middle identify crucial buy! five celebrity DOODY'S evaluation! "This well-organized textbook starts with a considerate dialogue of cardiology's previous and destiny. It offers readers with the principles of cardiovascular drugs and the fundamentals of cardiovascular review. those preliminary chapters offer a superb review of issues usually cardiology from directions to more recent diagnostic modalities akin to MRI, CT, and puppy. accordingly, the e-book is equipped to supply readers with a centred method of different components of cardiology from middle failure to electrophysiology and interventional cardiology." this can be a very helpful reference that compiles an unlimited volume of knowledge at the prognosis and administration of cardiovascular illnesses in a single publication. It is still one among top total references during this box. -- Doody's assessment provider constructed by way of a group of across the world popular editors and authors, Hurst's the guts is synonymous with the main entire and present views on treating the entire variety of cardiovascular disease. inside of, you will get an incisive examine the entire worldwide advances within the prognosis and administration of heart problems, together with the interpretation of uncomplicated technology examine into scientific functions. And built-in all through are the newest remedy protocols, ACC/AHA and ESC therapy guidance, in addition to quick-reference tables and algorithms. NEW to this variation: attractive full-color illustrations details from the braveness trial, protecting the use and misuse of drug eluting stents very important insurance of advances within the remedy of pulmonary high blood pressure and new info on hypertrophic cardiomyopathy Expert-authored chapters on coronary blood move, gorgeous, and hibernation; race and ethnicity in heart problems; and cardiovascular body structure up to date info at the analysis and administration of center failure most up-to-date guidance for the administration of atrial traumatic inflammation New advances in healing catheter ablation of arrhythmias elevated variety of foreign members elevated chapters on epidemiology, analysis, and remedy of high blood pressure (20081110)

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The stethoscope evolved from a monaural to a binaural device in 1855, and separate heads were developed by Bowles (1894) and Sprague (1926). Grading of systolic murmurs was introduced by Samuel Levine in 1933. The acoustic principles of cardiovascular sound became better understood through the work of Rappaport and Sprague (1940s); and correlations were made with phonocardiography and cardiac catheterization by Paul Wood, Aubrey Leatham, Samuel Levine, and many others between 1950 and 1975. In 1961, physiologist Robert Rushmer proposed the acceleration-deceleration theory that is our current concept of the generation of normal and abnormal heart sounds.

Mason Sones's accidental injection of contrast directly into a right coronary artery (1958) was a serendipitous leap forward. The Judkin transfemoral approach (1967) simplified selective coronary catheterization. 23,24 Since then, the versatile cardiac catheter has continued to evolve, carrying delivery systems or instruments ranging from ultrasound, balloons, and stents to defibrillators (see Table 1â 1; Table 1â 2). Table 1â 2 Advances in Medical Therapy: 1900â Present Available in 1900 (alphabetically) Alcohol Amyl nitrite (1867) Atropine (1833, 1867) Caffeine (1879) Chloroform (1831) Diet Digitalis (1785) Ether (1842) Exercise Leeches 59 60 Morphine (1821) Nitroglycerine (1879) Quinine (1745) Salicylic acid (1876) Southey trocars Spa therapy Squill (17th century) Theobromine (1879) Venesection Veratrum viride (1859) 1900â 1949 Adrenaline (1900) Oxygen (1908) Quinidine (1914) Mercurial diuretics (1920) Heparin (1935) Magnesium (1935) Penicillin (1940) Dicoumarol (1941) Rice diet (Kempner, 1944) Cation exchange resins (1946) Open chest defibrillation (1947) Reserpine (1949) 1950â 1959 Hexamethonium (1950) Hydralazine (1951) Procainamide (1951) Ambulation post-MI (1952) Carbonic anhydrase inhibitors (1952) External cardiac pacing (1952) Warfarin (1954) Alpha methyl dopa (1955) Closed chest defibrillation (1956) Chlorothiazide (1957) Streptokinase for MI (1958) Guanethidine (1959) 60 61 1960â 1969 Closed chest cardiac massage (1960) Cardioversion of ventricular tachycardia (1960) Implantable pacemaker (1960) Amiodarone (1961) Coronary care units (1961) AV synchronous pacemaker (1962) Beta blockers (1962) Synchronized cardioversion (1962) Intra-aortic balloon pump (1962) Disopyramide (1963) Lidocaine (1963) Furosemide (1964) Balloon atrial septostomy (Rashkind procedure, 1966) Programmed electrophysiologic stimulation (1967) Mobile ICU (1967) Bretylium tosylate (1968) Outpatient cardiac rehabilitation (1968) 1970â 1979 Calcium channel blocking agents (1970) Vasodilator therapy (1971) Stenting of patent ductus arteriosus (1971) Dopamine (1972) Lithium battery pacemakers (1972) Intravenous verapamil (1972) Nitroprusside (1974) Beta blockers for heart failure (1975) Dobutamine (1975) Catheter closure of atrial septal defect (1976) Coronary angioplasty (1977) Intracoronary thrombolysis (streptokinase) (1979) Intravenous nitroglycerine 1980â 1989 Dual chamber pacing (1980) Phosphodiesterase inhibitors (1980) Propafenone (1980) 61 62 Automatic implanted defibrillator (1980) ACE inhibitors (1981) Transmyocardial laser (1981) Flecainide (1982) Antitachycardia pacemaker (1982) AV nodal ablation (1982) Catheter ablation of Wolff-Parkinson-White (1984) Coronary stents (1986) Low-molecular weight heparin (1986) Lovastatin (1986) Intravenous thrombolysis (tPA) (1987) Aspirin for acute coronary disease (1988) Aspirin for primary prevention (1989) Ticlopidine (1989) 1990â Present Hirudin (lepirudin) (1991) Endovascular graft for aneurysm and dissection (1991) Angiotensin II receptor blocking agents (1992) Directional atherectomy (1993) Glycoprotein IIbâ IIIa inhibitors (1993) Carvedilol (1995) Nesiritide (1996) Biphasic cardioversionâ defibrillation (1996) Carotid artery stenting (1997) Clopidogrel (1998) Biventricular pacing (1998) Dofetilide (1999) Brachytherapy (2000) Drug eluding stents (2001) ACE, angiotensin-converting enzymes; ICU, intensive care unit; MI, myocardial infarction; tPA, tissue plasminogen activator.

Nishimura, MD, FACC Judd and Mary Morris Leighton Professor of Cardiovascular Diseases Professor of Medicine Mayo Clinic College of Medicine Consultant, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases Rochester, Minnesota Chapter 30 Steven E. Nissen, MD Interim Chairman Department of Cardiovascular Medicine of Cleveland Clinic Cleveland Clinic Foundation Cleveland, Ohio Chapter 18 Veronica Oâ Doherty, MSc, MPhil, BA, RGN Psychologist Trinity College Dublin University College Dublin Acting Principal Psychologist Adelaide, Meath and National Children's Hospital Dublin, Ireland Chapter 67 Patrick T.

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